General Practice Forward View – One Year On – British Medical Association

BMA evaluation of the progress so far on the GPFV, one year on from its launch and it calls for urgent implementation of its promised extra funding after a mixed picture within the first twelve months of delivery.  The programme

School Meals: Transforming a Feeding Culture into an Eating Culture – Obesity Action Scotland

Obesity Action Scotland report suggesting improvements to school meals could play an important part in reducing childhood obesity. It finds school dinners vary ‘dramatically’ across Scotland, with many primary schools serving puddings more often than soup.  The report calls on

Combatting antimicrobial resistance: Educational approaches for the responsible prescribing of antimicrobials – Health Education England

Report on a survey by Health Education England  to identify gap areas in relation to educational resources available to support current prescribers responsibly prescribing antimicrobials, and makes for HEE, employers and healthcare providers to ensure that staff are well-trained in

NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard: 2016 Data Analysis Report For NHS Trusts – NHS Equality and Diversity Council

This report publishes data from providers of NHS-funded care, including the voluntary and private sector, to demonstrate how they are addressing equality issues. It includes data covering nine indicators including four relating to the workplace covering: recruitment, promotion, career progression

Co-Producing Technology: Harnessing Digital Solutions For Social Care – Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

This paper explores ways in which people who use services are contributing to technological design and how the resulting digital solutions are changing the way we deliver social care and health and wellbeing services. It builds on earlier work, across

Case study: Ambulance re-contact analysis driving improvements in local service – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

Case study describing an ongoing monthly audit delivered by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). The study focuses on cases in the North West region where patients received ambulance attendance yet subsequently re-contacted the service within 24 hours of the initial

Productivity of the English NHS: 2014/15 Update: (CHE Research Paper 146) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Update of the Centre for Health Economics’ time-series of NHS productivity growth. It finds that the rate of NHS productivity growth since 2004/5 compares favourably with that achieved by the economy as a whole. It suggests that increased NHS output